Marketing Excellence Junior Manager

R-82320 | Bogota, Colombia

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

You manage best-in-class execution of brand designs. As part of a small global team of packaging design experts, you are the guardian of the Mondelēz design-to-print process, working cross-functionally with internal teams and external design agencies, artwork suppliers and printers to ensure we deliver excellence in packaging design with consistently impressive on-shelf looks.

How you will contribute

You will be responsible for managing and tracking the marketing budget and market purchasing. You will also oversee compliance management and design-to-print operations.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Marketing
  • Design and artwork in a corporate or agency environment
  • Packaging print processes, substrates and formats
  • Color management
  • Graphics software
  • Process and project management

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

Reporting to BU Marketing Director

The Marketing Excellence Manager supports the Mondelez Intl objective to drive consumer centric growth by empowering people to snack right.

The Marketing Excellence Manager will play a critical role to support the BU Marketing Director to drive marketing excellence in the BU to deliver sustainable growth.

He/she will report to the BU Marketing Director, will work closely with cross functional colleagues (consumer experience, I&A, e-commerce, consumer care, design, ...) and with the Global Marketing Excellence & Transformation team.

The Marketing Excellence Manager leads the overall “Marketing Excellence” agenda through 3 pillars (or 3 C) and is key partner to the BU Marketing Director.

1. Lead the marketing agenda (3 C) for the BU, in close linkage with the Global Marketing and Excellence team:

Capabilities :

  • Partner with Commercial People Lead in functional skill gap assessment and develop a multi-year capability roadmap for the BU.
  • Customize Global curriculum to BU needs through creation of bespoke programmes in p’ship with Global ME. Create advocacy and drive across the community.
  • Lead the budgeting, planning and execution (may include facilitation) of Marketing capabilities
  • Deploy global programmes for the BU. Act as an active global community member in contributing to creating and scaling these programmes.


  • Lead the roll out & adoption of Marketing Career & Competency Framework with a view to stepping up engagement score on Careers
  • Partner Commercial People Lead & BU Marketing Director in talent calibration & long term talent planning
  • Partner Commercial People Lead in the development & execution of a Graduate Program (where available) and enable execution of Global rotation for young talent
  • Facilitate MDLZ Careers week, Growing in Marketing Week and Campus events.


  • Lead the “animation” of the marketing community :
  • Partner BU Marketing leader in ensuring effective collaboration across BU Strategy, I&A, Consumer Experience, e-commerce, Consumer Care and the Brand & Innovation teams
  • Lead the “Marketing awards” for the BU, liaising with the Global Marketing Excellence team (selecting business cases, judging, etc..)
  • Share “best practices” within the marketing community, liaising with the Global Marketing and Excellence team and other BUs, and “bring the outside in “ perspective engaging external partners
  • Develop / Promote BU specific content for “My Marketing” liaising with Global ME, I&A, Consumer experiences teams 6.
  • Promote / elevate marketing impact & contribution and Consumer centricity within  the BU and externally partnering: CGA, commercial, sales, finance
  • Lead the “marketing external agency network / community” (capability, performances together with Procurement)
  • Support the BU Marketing Director in embedding marketing excellence in the “ day to day” (scope to be adapted by BU)
  • Functionally lead Consumer Care manger and be an effective liaison with IBS. Ensure the insight from Consumer care activity is integrated in respective brand/ commercial discussions in the right forums and opportunities are capitalized upon. ( The consumer Care will report solid line to IBS to benefit from the technical infrastructure, and dotted line to the BU ME Lead)

2. Support the BU Marketing Director in embedding marketing excellence in the “day to day” (scope to be adapted by BU):

  • Designs, proposes and embeds within the BU marketing and broader business processes which will help illuminate, assess and advance marketing excellence outcomes.
  • Advances strategic global agenda in the BU and represents and advocates BU POV in the global community. Thought partner to Marketing leadership community on matters of marketing excellence. 
  • Advocates, educates on and embeds strategic (global) initiatives within the BU. Ensures ongoing feedback into respective programme leadership forums.
  • Support the BU marketing director to embed the curriculum in the “ day to day” within the IBP cycle (AC / SP / PMR preparation , …)
  • Scope could embrace other transversal marketing responsibilities, to be defined with the BU Marketing Director, such as  portfolio / innovation excellence, WB/Sustainability  strategy, design excellence, A&C coordination

What extra ingredients you will bring:

1. Leadership Values and Commitments

  • We have a Growth Mindset in all we do – Challenges status quo to constantly raise the bar, embraces feedback to get better
  • We Execute with Excellence – Simplifies and Prioritizes the agenda, gets results
  • We love our Consumers & Brands–   understands trends (consumer, shopper and culture) and translates them into tangible actions for the business
  • We follow through our commitments takes accountability to make it happen and perseveres through challenges to bring solutions to problems

2. Technical / Functional capabilities:

  • Brand and Activation Excellence -    Works with Marketers to define and champion brand strategy, positioning, architecture, brand equity and creative effectiveness. Integrates brand strategy and objectives within market activation planning, to deliver best in class consumer and customer centric activation.
  • Digital Marketing, Strategy & Planning – Drive world class digital capability to guide and build organizational competency
  • Consumer Centricity – Develops and applies strategic insights to shape the future of our brands, portfolios, and categories
  • Data Analysis and Synthesis – Interrogate complex data sets to enable data driven business decisions
  • Commercial Acumen - Works across Growth functions.  Strives to grow top and bottom line.

Education / Certifications: Bachelors degree in Marketing or related

Job specific requirements:

  • Proficiency in marketing competencies through several marketing assignment (commercial, equity / innovation, across different brands / categories)
  • Passion for brands, consumers, and developing / coaching people.
  • Leadership through influence rather than authority.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, ability to inspire and build momentum behind initiatives.
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and business / commercial skills
  • Integrator and effective networker; effectively leads end to end marketing eco system
  • Opportunity to build “lateral growth” expanding leadership skills in the area of influence, communication skills, expanding scope to more categories / brands or even countries / markers within a BU or “enriching” current scope to develop these skills

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

WACAM is Mondelez International’s Latin America presence with 1,700 wonderful people proudly representing a diversity of cultures and nationalities. WACAM includes 12 countries—Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic—and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. We make and distribute our global brands and local jewels such as Choco-Soda, Doña Pepa, Coronitas and Cua-Cua to over 190 million discerning consumers.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Mondelez International we work under a hybrid model, in which our offices at WACAM offer us a space for connection, collaboration and co-creation, with attendance being subject to the needs of the teams themselves and/or the business.

Where permitted by internal policies and local laws, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment by their date of hire, unless they are granted a medical accommodation.

Job Type


Marketing Excellence



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